CEO & Chairman of the Board

Dion Houchins

Dion Houchins is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Houchens Industries, one of the largest 100% employee held companies in the world. Having joined Houchens Industries in February of 2009, Houchins served as Executive Vice President for 11 years before being named CEO and Chairman of the Board in April 2020. Houchins has an extensive career in accounting and finance and is a graduate of Western Kentucky University. He and his family are lifelong residents of South Central Kentucky.

Houchens Industries Officers and Board of Directors

Brandon Shirley

President & Board Member

Jimmy Nichols

PResident and coo, Houchens food group & board member

Patrick Coleman

Vice President Finance, Governmental Affairs and ESOP Administration

J. Gordon Minter

Vice President of Finance & CFO

Cecil Martin

Vice President of Business Development

Kevin Ladd

Board Member

David Burnett

Board Member

Mike Givens

Board Member

Sarah Grise

Board Member

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